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Fighting to close the pay gap
Fighting to close the pay gap

The Supreme Court has declined an employer leave to appeal over the pay of a female aged-care worker, in what has become…

Fire Service worker awarded $5250 after unjustified warning for bullying

A senior Fire Service staff member has been awarded $5250 after she was given an unjustified formal warning for alleged…

Company demanded wages from grieving worker

An insulation company has no authority to demand wages from a grieving worker who failed to give two weeks' notice he was…

Woman to pay $5k in bottom slap case

A young woman whose bottom was slapped in "fun" by her boss has now been ordered to pay her former employer $5000 in costs…

Kissing boss spoils Christmas party
Kissing boss spoils Christmas party

A city chief executive is being accused of kissing female staff at a company Christmas party - and joking he was acting…

Air NZ crew resign after booze binge
Air NZ crew resign after booze binge

Four Air New Zealand flight attendants have left the airline under a cloud after a booze-fuelled night.

Job ads dip in November
Job ads dip in November

Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments, following…

Gift to help with the right attitude
Gift to help with the right attitude

Motivating young people can be difficult, but a group of presenters have taken up the challenge with gusto and are doing…

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KiwiSaver: Tax number key to getting Oz super here
KiwiSaver: Tax number key to getting Oz super here

I've read a few articles about bringing Australian super across to KiwiSaver. I worked in Sydney for…

Hospital food workers walk off the job

Unionised food workers have gone on strike today at Auckland City Hospital in protest against a contracting-out decision…

Fish and chip shop worker paid out for unjustified dismissal

A teenage girl has been awarded more than $3000 after she was found to be unjustifiably dismissed from her job at a fish…

Truckie who drove with unrestrained baby unjustifiably dismissed

A truck driver who was reportedly spotted driving with his 3-month-old baby unrestrained in his cab was unjustifiably dismissed…

$3m bill for 100 meatworks job cuts
$3m bill for 100 meatworks job cuts

Silver Fern Farms faces a bill of up to $3 million after it was ruled it made more than 100 Dunedin…

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